11 episodes

Dena Ladd, Executive Director of Missouri Cures talks to women excelling in the fields of science, entrepreneurship, research, innovation, technology, and business about their successes and struggles.

WISER Conversations Missouri Cures Education Foundation

    • Science
    • 5.0 • 5 Ratings

Dena Ladd, Executive Director of Missouri Cures talks to women excelling in the fields of science, entrepreneurship, research, innovation, technology, and business about their successes and struggles.

    Cynthia Chapple

    Cynthia Chapple

    Cynthia Cappel My launched Black Girls Do STEM to change the face of STEM industry. As both black and a woman She has felt cultural isolated in STEM workplaces and want's to see more people liker her in the STEM industry. 

    Twice monthly WISER Conversations features Women leading the way in Science, Entrepreneurship, and Research. Dena Ladd, Executive Director of the Missouri Cures Education Foundation interviews inspirational women from Missouri, the Midwest, and around the world.

    Find out more about Missouri Cures at:

    https://missouricures.org

    Learn more about Black Girls do STEM:

    https://bgdstem.com

    • 17 min
    Mitch Meyers

    Mitch Meyers

    Mitch Meyers made a name for herself, marketing for Anheuser-Busch and creating Spuds MacKenzie. Meyers is now CEO of medical marijuana dispensaries in Missouri, and Illinois. Meyers is an advocate for cannabinoid research and a champion for women in entrepreneurship. 

    Twice monthly WISER Conversations features Women leading the way in Science, Entrepreneurship, and Research. Dena Ladd, Executive Director of the Missouri Cures Education Foundation interviews inspirational women from Missouri, the Midwest, and around the world.

    Find out more about Missouri Cures at:

    https://missouricures.org

    Learn more about Mich Meyers:

    https://www.beleafco.com

    &

    https://naturescarecompany.com

    • 22 min
    Stacy Taubman

    Stacy Taubman

    As the Founder/CEO of RISE Collaborative, Stacy Taubman launched a company that is changing the way women do business. RISE Collaborative Workspace has been featured in publications including NBC News, USA Today, Good Morning America, Bloomberg, and ELLE Magazine as a leader in the multi-billion-dollar coworking industry. Since opening in February 2017, RISE Collaborative’s growing membership includes 400 of some of the most impressive businesswomen in St. Louis and Denver. Dozens of members have reported business growth of 150% or more since joining RISE Collaborative, a true testament to the impact of women supporting women.

    Twice monthly WISER Conversations features Women leading the way in Science, Entrepreneurship, and Research. Dena Ladd, Executive Director of the Missouri Cures Education Foundation interviews inspirational women from Missouri, the Midwest, and around the world.

    Find out more about Missouri Cures at:

    https://missouricures.org

    Learn more about Stacey T:

    https://www.riseworkspace.com

    • 18 min
    Randi Foraker, PhD, MA, FAHA

    Randi Foraker, PhD, MA, FAHA

    Randi Foraker, PhD, MA, FAHA, is focused on applying epidemiology and informatics techniques to solve problems in the population health domain. She is the Director of the Center for Population Health Informatics (CPHI) at the Institute for Informatics (I2) and an Associate Professor of General Medical Sciences at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. As director of the CPHI, she aims to improve the health of the community through data and support data access, analytics, and dissemination efforts. Her own work specializes in the design of population-based studies and the integration of electronic health record data with socioeconomic indicators, and her research portfolio has been supported by a combination of governmental and industry grants and contracts. Her most recent research has focused on the application of clinical decision support to complement risk scoring in primary care, cardiology, and oncology.

    Twice monthly WISER Conversations features Women leading the way in Science, Entrepreneurship, and Research. Dena Ladd, Executive Director of the Missouri Cures Education Foundation interviews inspirational women from Missouri, the Midwest, and around the world.

    Find out more about Missouri Cures at:

    https://missouricures.org

    Learn more about Dr. Foraker:

    https://informatics.wustl.edu/research-lab-randi-foraker/

    • 18 min
    Natalie Self

    Natalie Self

    Natalie Self brings an extensive background in building a more equitable STEMSTL through cross-sector collective leadership, operationalizing equity frameworks for regional change, and national grant-making.

    Twice monthly WISER Conversations features Women leading the way in Science, Entrepreneurship, and Research. Dena Ladd, Executive Director of the Missouri Cures Education Foundation interviews inspirational women from Missouri, the Midwest, and around the world.

    Find out more about Missouri Cures at:

    https://missouricures.org

    Learn more about STEMSTL:

    https://stemstl.org

    • 15 min
    Kelly Ranallo

    Kelly Ranallo

    Kelly Ranallo is a globally recognized rare disease advocate. Ranallo co-founded the RareKC Project in 2016 — a citywide effort to bring awareness and create collaborative solutions to the unique challenges faced by the rare disease community.

    Twice monthly WISER Conversations features Women leading the way in Science, Entrepreneurship, and Research. Dena Ladd, Executive Director of the Missouri Cures Education Foundation interviews inspirational women from Missouri, the Midwest, and around the world.

    Find out more about Missouri Cures at:

    https://missouricures.org

    Learn more about Turner syndrome:

    http://tsgalliance.org

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

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5 Ratings

denglishIU ,

Inspiring!

There’s so much happening in the Midwest! I’m glad someone is promoting scientific research and business in Missouri. I love hearing how women are leading the way in new technologies and scientific research.

Gizellie ,

Interesting and inspiring

This podcast is fantastic! I love hearing from these exceptional women. The host asks great questions and I find the topics timely and interesting.

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